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BSX – LVL Data Validation & Features

April’s update on Kickstarter for BSX’s LVL Hydration monitor shows that BSX are pretty much on schedule…always good news. The original schedule I believe was for a product in June 2017. That’s soon and they are on Alpha devices now. I was aware sometime ago that some studies had been completed that showed  LVL met…

BSX Insight Review

BSX Insight XM2

The 2nd Generation BSX Insight device measures muscle oxygenation through Near Infra-Red Spectroscopy and also estimates your Lactate Threshold Heart Rates (LTHR, LT2). Benefits The benefits are two-fold. Firstly it provides a convenient, personal means of assessing the progress of your training through trends in LTHR. Secondly it gives you data as you exercise to…

BSX Insight Muscle Oxygen SMO2 LTHR Lactate Threshold

Running Stats – Best Ever AND Gadgetry I'm Looking Forward To

To put our gadgetry into perspective – I had my best ever running stats today: ‘Good Mornings’ sent/received – 11/3 [Total 14 or 1.40/km] Gates opened for cyclists/other people – 3 Injuries – 0 (niggle) Smile ratio – 1.5/km Under-Control to Out-of-Control Dogs Ratio – 7:1 I thought the above light-hearted comments might not be appreciated too much so here are…

Garmin joins with LIFEQ – what about TomTom?

The clever little optical sensor in TomTom’s highly successful Runner2/SPARK was developed by South African company LIFEQ – seen here on the right. Whilst we have all figured out by now that optical HR on the wrist has its limitations, TomTom’s implementation was good. Indeed, LIFEQ’s measurement solution is validated (here). All well and good. Presumably…